Want to get a headstart on your Christmas Cards this year?

It’s July, so it is time for Christmas Cards At the start of every year, I vow I will get in early to complete my Christmas cards so there is no rush at the end of the year when everything gets a little hectic.  Well, this year I am on track to achieve what I… Read More »

Vacation Projects From Around the Globe – July Global Stampers

Today we are travelling the world, visiting some of my demonstrator friends who are part of the Global Stampers Challenge. This month’s challenge was to create a ‘vacation’ project. I have already posted details of my vacation card which featured the Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper. Check out these simple cards.

Pick a Pattern Double Page Scrapbook Layout

This is double page scrapbook layout designed for July’s ‘Picture to Page’ Creative Class is easy to recreate once you have worked out the sizes of each of your blocks. RSVP for this class is required by Wednesday 5 July 2017.

Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper goes on holidays for the Global Stampers Challenge

Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper becomes a favourite It is holiday time here in Australia and so it seems right around the world – hence why the theme for the July Global Stampers is holidays – something very dear to me.  There were so many projects running around in my head but I decided… Read More »

Santa Claus is coming to town with two fabulous offers

  Santa Claus is coming to town in July Ho, ho, ho!  This news is in from the North Pole – Santa Claus is coming to town a little early this year for a quick visit in July.  He is bringing two offers to help make July very special – a special Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit Essentials… Read More »

Custom envelopes using Stampin’ Up!’s Envelope Punch Board

Custom Envelopes using the Envelope Punch Board I know that some of you avoid creating non-standard card sizes so that you don’t have ‘envelope issues’.  But with an Envelope Punch Board (EPB) you easily can create custom sized envelopes.  This is such a versatile tool and easy to use.  The instructions are included on the EPB. My… Read More »

New Catalogue Kick-Off Party and Upcoming Events and Classes

Time is running out on these fabulous upcoming events.  RSVP now so you don’t miss out. 17 June Saturday Annual Catalogue Kick-Off Party Time: 10-12.30pm Location: at my in-home workshop, Salisbury Cost: (TBA) Required: your basic kit# Want to see and play with the latest Stampin’ Up! crafting products just released? My Kick-Off Party for… Read More »

Global Stampers – Projects from around the World

It has been a big week this week with my team Crafty Party on yesterday.  But today is all about travelling the world and visiting other talented stampers to see their projects using products from the just released catalogue.  In case you missed my project from the Global Stampers challenge, it can be found here.… Read More »

My Favourite Stampin’ Up! Products from the New Catalogue

How to find your way around the new catalogue A couple of days ago I introduced you to the new 2017-18 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue.  You probably guessed that I love it and the feedback from my customers already has all been overwhelmingly positive as well.  Today I am going reveal my favourite Stampin’ Up! products. Before… Read More »

Stunning new products – At Home with You Bundle by Stampin’ Up!

At Home with You Bundle by Stampin’ Up! for the Global Stampers challenge Hi everyone!  It is that time of the month when Global Stampers get together to create projects from around the world to inspire you.  The challenge for this month was ‘anything goes’ from the new catalogue.    I will post the other global… Read More »

I am so excited – the new Stampin’ Up! catalogue is here

2017-18 Annual Stampin’ Up! Catalogue has finally arrived Woohoo! It seems as if this day has been coming forever – the new Stampin’ Up! catalogue is here.   I first fell in love with the new catalogue two months ago when I saw it at OnStage.  As a demonstrator, I have been able to place a… Read More »

June ‘From Picture to Page’ Creative Class this Friday

June ‘From Picture to Page’ Creative Class On the first Friday of each month I host a memory keeping creative class which is a great opportunity to catch up on your projects or take advantage of the exclusive monthly kit.   It can be Project Life or traditional scrapbooking. Bring along your own projects (you do… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! adhesives – which one should you ‘stick’ to?

Stampin’ Up! Adhesives – each different but all necessary for the papercrafter Stampin’ Up! has eight different adhesives, each having a different purpose so it can get a little confusing, especially for beginner crafters.  Choosing the right Stampin’ Up! adhesives can be the difference between success and failure on most projects.  Some adhesives are heavy duty, others… Read More »

Handmade thank you card tutorial Part 2

Thank you card tutorial The story behind this special card is included in the previous post.  As the card features a number of different techniques, I thought a quick tutorial would help out.  This card is probably not suitable for beginner stampers, but it is a fun card to create if you are a more experienced.… Read More »

Crafting Forever thank you card

Special Thank You Card – Part One Good morning everyone.  Now every now and then you need a hand.  And recently, a demonstrator friend of mine, Zena, helped fix my website that had been playing up.   Fixing websites is certainly not one of my strengths and speaking to the experts did not help at all. Contacting Zena solved… Read More »